Benjamin Britten's "A ceremony of carols" op. 28
Documentary about the inspiration and writing of Christmas carols while Benjamin Britten was on board the Swedish ship M.S. Axel Johnson in March 1942 on the way from New York to England. During a stopover in Halifax, Britten discovered 12 poems in The English galaxy of shorter poems, which he turned into Christmas carols (Op. 18).
Britten, Benjamin 1913-1976
Christ Church Cathedral (Oxford, England). Choir; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Central Independent Television
European Culture; British Culture; English Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Music; Performing Arts; Carols; Christmas music
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
34 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Camera, Ian Hollands & Tim Johnson ; music, Francis Grier ; sung by the Boys of Christ Church Cathedral Choir in Oxford.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-090074; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1593; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/925; OCLC: ocm30107104; Catalog Key: alephsys002863488
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